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Meet the Maker: Vicente Guerena

Meet the Maker: Vicente Guerena

Some people see more possibilities in the mundane than the average person.  Artist Vicente Guerena is one of those rare creative spirits whose vision results in beautiful art created from what can be found around us. At 78 years young, his vision and talent is as vibrant as ever.  Born into a family of modest means in East Los Angeles, his family couldn't afford to buy toys.  Out of necessity Vicente began to make his own.  He constructed bows, arrows, and forts among other things. This experience taught him creativity and nurtured a love for up-cycling. Many of his pieces make...


Meet the Maker: Caren of Everyday Hooray Design

Meet the Maker: Caren of Everyday Hooray Design
Creative lettering empowers the meaning of words.  Hand lettering in particular conveys an idea of uniqueness and that we all seem to crave as our modern surroundings are often standardized and mass produced.

Meet the Maker: Lara Torrey of Macramama

Meet the Maker: Lara Torrey of Macramama

Lara is the super talented owner and creator behind Macramama. She  purchased a vintage macramé book from the 60’s a little over 10 years ago and taught herself the amazing art of Macramé. She's been hooked ever since! She is a wife, mother to 3 boys, full time student and macramé artist. She loves creating and teaching the art of macramé all over the sunshine state of CA and can't wait to introduce you to this amazing/therapeutic craft!     Join Lara and make your own Macrame Plant/Wall Hang! Learn a few basic knots and go home with your very own,...


Meet the Maker: Marci Markel of Adapt Gardens Design

Meet the Maker: Marci Markel of Adapt Gardens Design
Marci Markel, Landscape Designer at Adapt Gardens Design, specializes in designing drought tolerant and California native plant landscapes. She gets a special thrill from converting plain water-guzzling grass into vibrant, native gardens which harbor birds, bees, and butterflies.

Meet the Maker: Brandon Resendiz

Meet the Maker: Brandon Resendiz
Mixologist Brandon Resendiz has an unparalleled passion for both the hospitality and craft cocktail industries.